Monday, Sept. 7

* Last day of Burger Week
* World Press Photo Exhibit at Marché Bonsecours
* Botanical Gardens, Insectarium and the Biodome
* Brazilian beach party at Quai d’Horloge
* Piknic Électronik
* Orit Shimoni EP launch at Casa del Popolo
* There’s Something Funny Going On stand-up at Blue Dog
* $ucka Free Monday returns to Korova Bar

It’s the last day of Burger Week, so if you haven’t taken the time to enjoy one of the monstrous creations available at restaurants around the city, check it out. Here are our reviews of seven Burger Week burgers.

Take in some culture on your holiday Monday with a number of sites open today, including the World Press Photo Exhibit at Marché Bonsecours, plus the Botanical Gardens complex Espace Pour la Vie which also includes the Biodome, Insectarium and Planetarium. Among the many activities you can take part in there is the special double feature projection Dark Universe / Pluto: Chronicles of an Ex-Planet which we reviewed here. World Press Photo Exhibit is at Marché Bonsecours, 325 de la Commune E., 10 a.m.–10 p.m., $13/$10 students. Espace Pour la Vie is at 4101 Sherbrooke E., check website for various rate structures. An ‘à la carte’ package which allows entry to two sites of your choice is $26.75/$20.25 students for Quebec residents and $33.50/$25 for non-Quebec residents.

It’s gonna be a hot one, so there’s no better day to go to a Brazilian beach party! Head to the Quai d’Horloge for a day of fun in the sun featuring DJs Thério and Mr. Touré, plus Carnaval dancers, special foodie treats, zumba and capoeira demonstrations and performances. Quai d’Horloge, 11 a.m.–9 p.m., free

It’s the Labour Day edition of Piknic Électronik, bringing with it the usual dance party and/or chillout picnic experience, along with a special outdoor edition of the Beaux Dégâts art battle. On the music front, the promoters les Samourais des Jungles Urbaines have put together a banging bill of the Martinez Brothers, Cri and Nic Hamel. Place de l’Homme (Parc Jean-Drapeau), 3–9 p.m., $13.50

Montreal songstress Orit Shimoni launches her sixth release If Love Is a Religion at Casa tonight, with special guests André Kirchhoff and Lazarus Moan. 4873 St-Laurent, 7:30 p.m., free

Laugh your blues away at the Blue Dog with weekly stand-up night There’s Something Funny Going On, featuring headliner Andrew Searles plus recent Ladyfest performers Mariam Khan and Emma Wilkie, joined by Jeff O’Brien, DiAnne Smithers, Paul Silverman and more, hosted by Jess Salomon. 3958 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., PWYC.

$ucka Free Monday is back at Korova Bar, your go-to spot for Monday night shenanigans, with each week highlighting a different hip-hop or R&B star. For tonight’s edition, DJs Nicky Raisinz and Or~En bring you fresh tracks from The Weeknd and his contemporaries. 3908 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free